Amanda Castro-Crist


Amanda Castro-Crist is a journalist, storyteller and graduate student. Her work has appeared in Texas Tech TodayM Magazine, the Amarillo Globe-News, Amarillo Magazine, the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, the Daily Toreador, The Hub@TTU, The Ranger and the AC Current.

She is a media relations specialist in Texas Tech University’s Office of Communications & Marketing. She graduated from Texas Tech with a bachelor’s degree in journalism in May 2018 and is currently completing an Interdisciplinary Studies master’s degree, with a focus on creative writing, Mexican-American history and addiction and recovery studies.

Amanda lives in Lubbock with her husband, two nieces, a nephew, her mother and an unruly Shih Tzu.